Growth Planning

What scaleups have in common

Are there any personality traits that founders of scaleups share? What sectors are they in? And do Britain’s fast-growth businesses have other things in common?

Venture Capital Funding

Black founders raise just 1% of pre-Seed venture capital funding

Given half of founders who raise VC are based in London, where 16% of population is black, shows how underrepresented minorities are

Company Flotations

Founders to retain more control of companies listing on stock market

Former EU finance commissioner recommends wide reforms to loosen rules that have tightly governed listings in Britain

Venture Capital Funding

Founders need to think bigger, says VC Draper Esprit

Founders approaching venture capital need to think of the largest possible market for their solution, says Draper Esprit managing partner


Rainmaking Venture Studio raising £65m for corporate start-ups

UK fundraise is part of bigger plan to raise £150m for corporate venturing worldwide